As a rule of thumb, it is not advisable for novices to undertake asbestos testing. Without the requisite training and proper equipment, a novice is likely to end up inhaling the substance they are testing and end up suffering the consequences if it does turn out to be asbestos. In much the same way as when handling mold, it is best to have a professional undertake the testing. Since any providers of asbestos removal services offer free testing, it is an unnecessary risk to do the work...